Jen Sorensen
Political cartoonist and comics editor for Splinter.
Feb 28 2018

Oh, I’ve been on GoComics for a long time! But as a self-syndicated cartoonist. My sitch is slightly unique.

Dec 21 2017

You got it. This comic isn’t even about the Russia investigation, except for one panel pointing out Fox spreading BS about it. It’s about the US developing the same authoritarian tendencies as Russia.

Nov 22 2017

The practice itself is nothing new, of course — remember the 2004 Republican National Convention in NYC when hundreds were rounded up indiscriminately? (The city settled a lawsuit for $18 million a decade later.) The issue is relevant now because of the felony rioting charges being levied against more than 200 Read more

Nov 15 2017

To be more exact, I’d say “Pride in the pluralistic vision of America at its best, obvious imperfections notwithstanding (see panel three)” but, you know, cartoons have their limitations.

Nov 15 2017

Haha, nice screengrab! I actually meant to color those, but you got the idea.

Nov 1 2017

Mark Halperin. According to a former ABC news employee, “The first meeting I ever had with him was in his office and he just came up from behind — I was sitting in a chair from across his desk — and he came up behind me and [while he was clothed] he pressed his body on mine, his penis, on my shoulder.” 

Oct 11 2017

Understood! It just occurred to me that the headline could be undermining my point a little. Thanks for the kind words.

Sep 20 2017

I grew up in white rural America. Of course there’s condescension towards poor whites. But there’s no comparison between that and the coded racist language (and some not-so-coded) that has been overwhelmingly used to scapegoat black Americans for decades. Who exactly does the term “welfare queen” conjure up in your Read more

Sep 7 2017

One of my favorite books! It crossed my mind to mention it, but alas, only so many hours in the day.

Jul 26 2017

Certainly not saying progressives are the only ones engaged in name-calling, or that we’re worse than anyone else. I’m just addressing what I’ve noticed in my own circles.